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Drug Glossary



This Drug Glossary is provided only as a study aid for the Senior Seminar on Assessing Drug Reinforcement. It is being slowly expanded on an on-demand basis. If you have compounds you are having difficulty finding and would like them added to this list, submit your request to: bozarth@buffalo.edu. Items are added as time permits.
 
diethylpropion (Anfamon, Anorex, Keramin, Modulor, Parabolin, Prefamone, Regenon, others)
A Schedule IV psychomotor stimulant chemically related to other sympathomimetics and sometimes used for its anorexic properties. Diethylpropion is readily self-administered in various species of laboratory animals and has a significant abuse liability in humans.
References: Brady et al. (1987); de Wit & Johanson (1987); Yokel (1987)

fencamfamin (Norcamphane, Reactivan*)
A psychomotor stimulant sometimes used for its CNS stimulatory effects. Fencamfamin is self-administered by laboratory animals.
References: Yokel (1987)

mazindol (Magrilon, Mazildene, Sanorex, Terenac, others)
A Schedule IV psychomotor stimulant sometimes used for its anorexic properties. Mazindol is self-administered by  laboratory animals and has a significant abuse liability in humans.
References: de Wit & Johanson (1987); Yokel (1987)

phenmetrazine (Preludin)
A Schedule II psychomotor stimulant chemically related to other sympathomimetics and sometimes used for its anorexic properties. Phenmetrazine is readily self-administered in various species of laboratory animals and has a significant abuse liability in humans.
References: Brady et al. (1987); de Wit & Johanson (1987); Yokel (1987)

pyrahexyl (3-n-hexyl-6, 6, 9-trimethyl-7, 8, 9, 10-tetrahydro-6-dibenzopyran-1-ol)
One of several Schedule I synthetic cannabinoids that are structurally related to THC. Most of these synthetic analogues are more potent and/or longer acting than the natural occurring compound (i.e., THC). 
Reference: Haertzen & Hickey (1987)


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